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fWS/0BS-80/05- 



Biological Services Program 



FWS/OBS- 80/05 
August 1981 



W H I 

DOCUMENT 

COLLECTION 



Atlas of Gull and Tern Colonies: 
North Carolina to Key West, Florida 

(including Pelicans, Cormorants and Skimmers) 





ish and Wildlife Service 



U.S. Department of the Interior 




The Biological Services Program was established within the U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service to supply scientific information and methodologies on 
key environmental issues that impact fish and wildlife resources and their 
supporting ecosystems. The mission of the program is as follows: 

• To strengthen the Fish and Wildlife Service in its role as 
a primary source of information on national fish and wild- 
life resources, particularly in respect to environmental 
impact assessment. 

t To gather, analyze, and present information that will aid 
decisionmakers in the identification and resolution of 
problems associated with major changes in land and water 
use. 

• To provide better ecological information and evaluation 
for Department of the Interior development programs, such 
as those relating to energy development. 

Information developed by the Biological Services Program is intended 
for use in the planning and decisionmaking process to prevent or minimize 
the impact of development on fish and wildlife. Research activities and 
technical assistance services are based on an analysis of the issues, a 
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FWS/OBS-80/05 
August 1981 



ATLAS OF GULL AMD TERN COLONIES: 
NORTH CAROLINA TO KEY WEST, FLORIDA 
(INCLUDING PELICANS, CORMORANTS AND SKIMMERS) 



W H I 

DOCUMENT 

COLLECTION 



by 



John W. Portnoy 
Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit 
University of Massachusetts 
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 

R. Michael Erwin 
Migratory Bird and Habitat Research Laboratory 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Laurel, Maryland 20811 

Thomas W. Custer 
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Laurel, Maryland 20811 



Project Officer 

David M. Smith 

National Coastal Ecosystems Team 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 

1010 Cause Boulevard 

Slidell, Louisiana 70458 



Performed for 

National Coastal Ecosystems Team 

Office of Biological Services 

Fish and Wildlife Service 

U, S. Department of the Interior 

Washington, D.C. 20240 



The correct citation for this report is: 

Portnoy, J.W., R.M. Erwin, and T.W. Custer. 1981. Atlas of gull and tern 
colonies: North Carolina to Key West, Florida (including pelicans, cormorants 
and skimmers). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services. 
Washington, D.C. FWS/OBS-80/05. 121 pp. 



PREFACE 

This report is one of several recounting the results of 1976-77 surveys 
of nesting colonies of colonial waterbirds in coastal areas along the U.S. 
Atlantic coast. Great Lakes, and the northern Gulf of Mexico. 

Publication of the results will aid resource managers. But also the hope 
is that as citizens learn about the resources, they will appreciate even more 
the interrelationships among coastal processes and resources. 

Comments or requests for this report should be directed to: 

Information Transfer Specialist 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
National Coastal Ecosystems Team 
1010 Gause Boulevard 
Slide!!, Louisiana 70458 



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SUMMARY 

Colonies of pelicans, cormorants, gulls, terns and black skimmers were 
inventoried in 1976 from North Carolina to Key West, Florida, Five teams of 
investigators used ground and aerial counts of nests or adults, or both, 
throughout the spring and summer. This atlas shows the location of each known 
active colony and includes information on nesting site and substrate, species 
composition and numbers, nesting stage, and inventory method. Field work was 
conducted in conjunction with a survey of wading birds under the direction of 
T. Custer and R. Osborn at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. 



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CONTENTS 



Page 



PREFACE iii 

SUMMARY iv 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vi 

INTRODUCTION 1 

METHODS 3 

ORGANIZATION OF THE ATLAS 3 

LOCATOR FOR COLONY MAPS 5 

INDEX TO COLONY MAPS 6 

LIST OF COLONIES 7 

REFERENCES 12 

COLONY TABLES AND MAPS 13 

APPENDIXES 

A. Index to Colonies by Species 101 

B, Index to Colonies by State Ill 



ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 

We thank all the volunteers who contributed colony data to this atlas. 
D. Brown provided technical assistance; P. McDonald and K. Civello prepared 
the tables and text. The Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, 
Migratory Bird and Habitat Research Laboratory, and Patuxent Wildlife Research 
Center provided administrative support throughout the preparation of this 
report. 



VI 



INTRODUCTION 

The southeastern Atlantic shore of the United States is a mosaic of 
marshes, sandy barrier beaches, maritime forests, and mangroves. Such habi- 
tats are biologically diverse and are among the most productive ecosystems in 
the world (Odum 1971). 

Increased human recreation and development pressures in these coastal 
areas has resulted in greater disturbance to the associated coastal resources. 
Recognizing the need to monitor certain important wildlife resources, the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service initiated programs in 1975 to inventory colonially 
nesting waterbirds along the east and gulf coasts of the United States and in 
Alaska. 

Many species of waterbirds were nearly extirpated in the late 19th and 
early 20th centuries by millinery traders and egg collectors. Although pro- 
tection allowed most species to recover during the middle part of this centu- 
ry, pollution problems and habitat destruction have intensified in the past 30 
years and continue to threaten breeding populations. The stability of coastal 
bird populations may then reflect the relative quality of their wetland habi- 
tats. 

This is one of a series of atlases showing the results of coastal surveys 
and inventories of colonial waterbirds (see also Portnoy 1977, Sowls et al. 
1978, Osborn and Custer 1978, Erwin and Korschgen 1979). This atlas documents 
the location and abundance of pelicans, cormorants, gulls, terns, and black 
skimmers, that nested in 1976 from the Virginia-North Carolina border to Key 
West, Florida (Table 1). These species were included in the atlas by Osborn 
and Custer (1978) but only for those locations where herons also nested. To 
that extent, there is duplication between the two atlases. 

Information in this atlas includes: colony location, species composition 
and estimated number of breeding adults, site description and nest substrates, 
stage of nesting, census method and date of census. Table 2 summarizes the 
total number of colonies and breeding birds found and the frequency of occur- 
rence of all species censused for this atlas. 



Table 1. 
colonies. 



Colonial species included in censuses of south Atlantic U.S. coast 



Common name 



Scientific name 



Brown pelican 

Double-crested cormorant 

Great black-backed gull 

Herring gull 

Laughing gull 

Gull -billed tern 

Forster's tern 

Common tern 

Least tern 

Royal tern 

Sandwich tern 

Caspian tern 

Black skimmer 



Pelecanus occidental is 
Phalacrocorax auritus 
Larus marinus 
Larus argentatus 
Larus atricil la 
Gelochelidon nilotica 
Sterna forsteri 



Sterna hirundo 
Sterna albifrons 
Sterna maxima 
Sterna sandvicensis 
Sterna caspia 
Rynchops nigra 



Table 2. Total number of colonies and breeding birds and frequency of occur- 
rence of gulls, cormorants, gulls, terns and skimmers of the south Atlantic 
U.S. Coast, 1976. 













Percent 


Percent of 










Breeding 


of total 


total 


Species 






Colonies 


birds 


colonies 


breeding birds 


Brown pelican 






21 


11,836 


6.0 


8.0 


Double-crested 


cormorant 


39 


12,922 


11.0 


8.8 


Great black-bac 


:ked 


gull 


1 


6 


.3 


.004 


Herring gull 






7 


640 


2.0 


.4 


Laughing gull 






37 


37,892 


10.5 


25.7 


Gull -billed tei 


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36 


1,314 


10.2 


.9 


Forster's tern 






16 


1,610 


4.5 


1.1 


Common tern 






51 


8,088 


14.4 


5.5 


Least tern 






78 


4,894 


22.1 


3.3 


Royal tern 






11 


59,238 


3.1 


40.2 


Sandwich tern 






7 


1,704 


2.0 


1.2 


Caspian tern 






1 


18 


.3 


.01 


Black skimmer 






48 


7,153 


13.6 


4.9 








353 


147,315 


100 


100.014 



METHODS 

Five teams of investigators conducted intensive surveys and inventories 
during the spring and sumn^er of 1976 (Table 3) from North Carolina to Key 
West, Florida. Inventories were complete in all areas except Georgia which 
was less intensively searched due to limited time and personnel. Estimates 
and counts of all nesting species were made on foot or by use of fixed-wing 
aircraft and boats. Aircraft were used primarily in the initial location of 
colonies. The census method employed at each site depended on the colony size 
and accessibility, time, and work force available. In general, counts of 
active nests were preferred to counts of adults because they indicated a total 
nesting population and exclude the nonbreeding "surplus" birds associated with 
the colony (Kadlec and Drury 1968). In response to a protracted nesting 
season in southern regions (e.g., cormorants may nest in any month of the year 
in Florida) several inventories were made at the same colonies from late 
winter through the summer. 

Standardized census forms were provided to each investigator to ensure 
that the data were collected uniformly. Survey results have been entered into 
a data bank at the Colonial Bird Register, Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell 
University, Ithaca, New York. 

ORGANIZATION OF THE ATLAS 

The atlas is arranged with 14 U.S. Geological Survey maps showing colony 
locations, followed by tables summarizing the census results for each colony 
on that map. The maps are photographically reduced from a scale of 1:250,000, 
and arranged consecutively from north to south (Figure 1). Each map is as- 
signed a three-digit locator number. Colony locations are referenced with a 
six-digit number, the first three identifying the corresponding USGS map and 
the last three identifying the individual colony. Colonies described in 
earlier atlases (Osborn and Custer 1978, Erwin and Korschgen 1979) have re- 
tained their previously assigned number. In addition, code numbers used by 
Parnell and Soots (1979) have been listed for those colonies in North 
Carolina. 

Tables following each map, describe colonies by name, state, latitude and 
longitude, nest substrate, species composition, date of census, number of 
breeding birds, nesting stage and inventory method. General site descriptions 
include marsh, swamp, barrier beach, island-coastal (nonbarrier), or urban. 
Nest site (micro-habitat) categories include sand or shell, dredged material, 
driftage, herbaceous vegetation, trees or shrubs and artificial (e.g. roof 
tops, runways). Nesting stages are described as pairing, prenesting, egg 
laying, incubation, hatching, downy young, feathered young, flying young, 
renesting, loafing, abandoned or unknown. Inventory methods include aerial 
estimates (fixed-wing or rotary), ground estimate, aerial photographic count, 
adult or nest count (ground), and sample count (point-centered quarter method 
or line transect). 



Table 3. Principal investigators and their census areas in 1976 



Investigator 



Area 



James Parnell 

Department of Biology 

University of North Carolina - Wilmington 

Wilmington, NC 

Pvobert Soots, Jr. 
Department of Biology 
Campbell University 
Buies Creek, NC 



North Carolina 



North Carolina 



Alexander Sprunt IV 
Research Department 
National Audubon Society 
Tavernier, FL 

John C. Ogden 
Research Department 
National Audubon Society 
Tavernier, FL 

Ronald Odom 

Georgia Department of Natural Resources 

Game and Fish Division 

Social Circle, GA 

Stephen Nesbitt 

Florida Game & Freshwater Fish Commission 

Gainesville, FL 

James Kushlan and William Robertson, Jr. 
National Parks Service 
Everglades National Park 
Homestead, FL 



South Carolina 



South Carolina 



Georgia 



Florida (from Merritt 
Island north) 



Florida (south of 
Merritt Island to 
and including Keys) 



Other contributors were North Carolina -- L. Jernigan, K. 

Carolina -- D. Forsythe, G. Garris, L. Pate, F. Probst, A. 

Florida -- 0. Bass, H. Kale II, J. Ogden, D. White 

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Index to Colony Maps 
Map 

Number Name Page 

499 Rocky Mount, NC 13 

500 Kanteo, NC 21 

523 Beaufort, NC 31 

544 Georgetown, SC 51 

563 Savannah, GA 59 

564 James Island, SC 63 

581 Brunswick, GA 67 

594 Jacksonville, FL 69 

606 Daytona Beach, FL 73 

612 Orlando, FL 75 

616 Fort Pierce, FL 79 

619 West Palm Beach, FL 83 

620 Miami, FL 85 

621 Key West, FL 91 



List of Colonies 



Map Number 



Colony Name 



Page 



499001 
499002 
499007 
499009 
499010 
499011 
499012 
499013 
499014 
499015 
499016 
499017 
499018 
499019 
499020 
499021 
499022 
499023 



500001 
500002 
500003 
500005 
500006 
500007 
500008 
500009 
500010 
500011 
500012 
500013 
500014 
500015 
500016 
500017 
500018 
500019 
500020 
500021 
500022 
500023 
500024 
500025 



Beacon Island (11-04), NC 14 

Big Swan Island (06-19), NC 14 

North Rock (11-07), NC 14 

Ocracoke Flats (11-01), NC 15 

North Casey (12-02), NC 15 

Unnamed (12-20), NC 15 

Portsmouth Island (12-01), NC 16 

Shell Point (06-13), NC 16 

Rattan Bay (06-18), NC 16 

Hog Island Reef (15-10), NC 17 

Unnamed (15-09), NC 17 

Cedar Island (15-02), NC 17 

North Bay (15-01), NC 18 

Judith Point (06-14), NC 18 

Judith Island Point (06-15), NC 18 

Sow Island (06-16), NC 19 

Shell Castle (11-06), NC 19 

Long Rock (11-05), NC 19 

Gull Island (06-12), NC 22 

Herring Gull Island (03-05), NC 22 

Outer Green, NC 22 

Unnamed (03-09), NC 23 

Unnamed (03-06), NC 23 

Oregon Inlet North (05-01), NC 23 

Unnamed (03-07), NC 24 

Unnamed (03-12), NC 24 

Unnamed (06-07), NC 24 

Unnamed (06-08), NC 25 

Unnamed (06-04), NC 25 

Stumpy Point Bay (06-09), NC 25 

Long Shoal Point (50-03), NC 26 

Manteo Airport (50-05), NC 26 

Hatteras Island (08-01), NC 26 

King Island (06-21), NC 27 

Royal Tern Island (06-10), NC 27 

Hatteras Inlet (06-11), NC 27 

Hatteras Inlet (09-04), NC 28 

Hatteras Inlet (09-03), NC 28 

Ocracoke (09-02), NC 28 

Whalebone (03-08), NC 29 

Unnamed (10-03), NC 29 

Unnamed (03-01), NC 29 



Map Number 



Colony Name 



Page 



523001 

523003 

523007 

523011 

523013 

523014 

523015 

523016 

523017 

523018 

523019 

523020 

523021 

523022 

523023 

523024 

523025 

523026 

523027 

523028 

523029 

523030 

523031 

523032 

523033 

523034 

523035 

523036 

523037 

523038 

523039 

523040 

523041 

523042 

523043 

523044 

523045 

523046 

523047 

523048 

523049 

523050 

523051 

523052 

523053 

523054 

523055 

523056 



Alligator Bay (27-04), NC 32 

Dump Island (16-01), NC 32 

Morgan Island (17-01), NC 32 

Shell Island (14-01), NC 33 

Woodhouse Island (14-10), NC 33 

Core Banks (14-11), NC 33 

Big Deep (14-09), NC 34 

Tump Island (06-20), NC 34 

Unnamed (17-03), NC 34 

Unnamed (18-12), NC 35 

Bottle Run (18-08), NC 35 

Shackleford (20-05), NC 35 

Unnamed (18-13), NC 36 

Unnamed 20-03 , NC 36 

Unnamed (22-02), NC 36 

Unnamed (22-04), NC 37 

Unnamed (20-02), NC 37 

Annex Island (21-03), NC 37 

Unnamed (21-01), NC 38 

Brant Island (20-06), NC 38 

Lake Ellis Simon, NC 38 

Unnamed (22-08), NC 39 

Unnamed (22-26), NC 39 

Unnamed (22-40), NC 39 

Unnamed (23-10), NC 40 

Unnamed (23-11), NC 40 

Unnamed (22-45), NC 40 

Bogue Inlet (23-04), NC 41 

Hammocks Beach (23-02), NC 41 

Unnamed (23-14), NC 41 

Unnamed (26-07), NC 42 

Tiny Triangle (15-14), NC 42 

Alligator Bay Main (50-01), NC 42 

Unnamed (29-25), NC 43 

Topsail South (30-01), NC 43 

North Old-Topsail (31-01), NC 43 

Unnamed (29-36), NC 44 

Rich Inlet South (32-02), NC 44 

Unnamed (36-21), NC 44 

Bird I. (36-22), NC • 45 

Shinn Creek (36-03), NC 45 

Masonboro Island (35-02), NC 45 

Unnamed (36-14), NC 46 

Unnamed (37-18), NC 46 

Unnamed (39-26), NC 46 

Laughing Gull (39-28), NC 47 

Chainshot (15-11), NC 47 

Harbor (14-03), NC 47 



Map Number 



Colony Name 



Page 



523057 
523058 
523059 
523060 
523061 
523062 



544005 
544009 
544010 
544011 
544012 
544013 
544014 
544015 
544016 
544017 
544018 
544019 
544020 
544021 
544022 
544023 
544024 
544025 
544026 



563006 
563012 
563013 
563014 
563015 
563016 
563017 



564001 
564006 
564007 
564008 
564009 
564010 
564011 
564012 



581025 



Cedar Point (50-02), NC 48 

Dump South (16-02), NC 48 

Unnamed (16-04), NC 48 

Core Banks (14-05), NC 49 

New Dump (14-04), NC 49 

Core Banks (14-08), NC 49 

White Banks, SC 52 

Unnamed (50-04), NC 52 

Unnamed (45-03), NC 52 

Sunset Beach (48-06), NC 53 

Unnamed (48-07), NC 53 

Waiter Island, SC 53 

Magnolia Beach, SC 54 

DuBourdieu Beach, SC 54 

North Island, SC 54 

Sand Bank, SC 55 

Cedar Island, SC 55 

Unnamed (39-29), NC 55 

Unnamed (39-30), NC 56 

Royal Tern Island (39-32), NC 56 

Unnamed (39-33), NC 56 

Carolina Beach (39-49), NC 57 

Gull-Billed Tern (39-37), NC 57 

Unnamed (40-01), NC 57 

Monks Island (43-09), NC 58 

Deveaux Bank, SC 60 

John's Island Airport, SC 60 

Kiawah Island, SC 60 

Botany Bay, SC 61 

Edinesville Beach, SC 61 

Hunting Island, SC 61 

Savannah River National Wildlife Refuge, SC . . 62 

Bird Island, SC 64 

Northwood Mall, SC 64 

Charleston Naval Base, SC 64 

Hog Island, SC 65 

Riverview Inn, SC 65 

Folly River Road, SC 65 

Bird Key, SC 66 

White Island, SC 66 

Pelican Spit, GA 68 



Map Number 



Colony Name 



Page 



594012 
594013 
594014 
594015 



606001 
606002 
606003 



612001 
612002 
612003 
612004 
612007 



616001 
616002 
616003 
616004 
616007 
616008 
616009 
616051 



620005 
620007 
620009 
620012 
620016 
620046 
620053 
620054 
620055 
620056 
620057 



621001 
621002 
621004 
621005 
621006 
621007 
621008 



Little Cumberland Island, GA 70 

Long Point, GA 70 

Willow Pond Beach, GA 70 

Bird Islands, GA 71 

New Smyrna Beach, FL 74 

Port Orange, FL 74 

St. Marks Pond Swamp, FL 74 

Bird Island, FL 76 

George and Brady Island, FL 76 

Hall Island, FL 77 

Haulover Canal, FL 77 

Moore Creek, FL 77 

County Line Spoil, FL 80 

Duck Point Spoil, FL 80 

Fort Pierce Spoil, FL 80 

Grant Farm Island (SW), FL 81 

Pelican Island, FL 81 

Riomar Spoil, FL 81 

Sewall Point East, FL 82 

Micco, FL 82 

Cowpens Keys, FL 86 

Cutler (Paradise Pt.), FL 86 

Frank Key, FL 86 

Nest Keys - South, FL 87 

Sandy Key, FL 87 

Curlew Key, FL 87 

Man of War Key, FL 88 

South of Buoy Key, FL 88 

East of Pelican Key, FL 88 

Pelican Key, FL 89 

Cluett Key, FL 89 

Archer Key, FL 92 

Barnes Key, FL 92 

Big Mangrove Key, FL 92 

Buchanan Key, FL 93 

Channel Key, FL 93 

Cotton Key, FL 93 

Cottrell Key, FL 94 



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Map Name Colony Name Page 

621009 Crane Key, FL 94 

621010 Don Quixote Key, FL 95 

621011 Fanny Keys, FL 95 

621012 Green Mangrove Key, FL 95 

621014 Johnston Key Mangroves, FL 96 

621015 Johnston Keys - West, FL 96 

621016 Marvin Keys - South, FL 96 

621017 Peterson Keys - East, FL 97 

621018 Shell Key, FL 97 

621020 Tarpon Belly Keys, FL 97 

621021 Upper Arsnicker Keys, FL 98 

621023 West Bahia Honda Key, FL 98 

621026 East Key, FL 98 

621027 Rabbit Keys, FL 99 

621028 Lower Arsnicker Key, FL 99 

621029 Horseshoe Keys - East, FL 99 

621030 Teatable Key, FL 100 

621031 Bay Key, FL lOO 



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Erwin, R.M. and C. Korschgen. 1979. Coastal waterbird colonies: Maine to 
Virginia, 1977--an atlas showing colony locations and species composi- 
tion. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS-79/08. 647 pp. 

Kadlec, J., and W. Drury. 1968. Structure of the Nev/ England herring gull 
population. Ecology 49:644-676. 

Odum, E. 1971. Fundamentals of ecology. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 
Pa. 574 pp. 

Osborn, R., and T. Custer. 1978. Herons and their allies: atlas of Atlantic 
coast colonies: 1975 and 1976. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS- 
77/08. 211 pp. 

Parnell, J., and R. Soots, Jr. 1979. Atlas of colonial waterbirds of North 
Carolina estuaries. Univ. of North Carolina Sea Grant Publ. UNC- 
SG-78-10. 269 pp. 

Portnoy, J. 1977. Nesting colonies of seabirds and wading birds--coastal 
Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. 
FWS/OBS-77/07. 126 pp. 

Sowls, A., S. Hatch, and C. Lensink. 1978. Catalog of Alaskan seabird colo- 
nies. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS-78/78. 153 pp. 



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499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC 



499001 Beacon Island (11-04), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°05.9'N; 76°02.8'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NESTING SUBSTRATE: Herbaceous Vegetation 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gul 1 June 1 
Forster's Tern June 1 



3034 
282 



Incubation 
Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



499002 



Big Swan Island (06-19), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



35°04.7'N; 76°25.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Forster's Tern 

Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 



May 20 Colony present; 
later abandoned 
after washout 

May 20 

May 20 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



499007 North Rock (11-07), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°06.3'N; 76°04.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 
Forster's Tern 
Common Tern 


June 1 270 
June 1 94 
June 1 120 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



14 



499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Continued) 



499009 



Ocracoke Flats (11-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°04.2'N; 76°00.6'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 1 24 
June 1 808 
August 7 14 
June 1 392 


Incubation 
Incubation 
Pairing 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Ground Estimate 
Nest Count-Ground 



499010 North Casey (12-02), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



35°C4.6'N; 76°04.rW 

Marsh 

Driftage 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Forster's Tern 



June 2 



94 



Egg Laying 



'Jest Count-Ground 



499011 Unnamed (12-20), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°C4.rN; 76°04.4'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Driftage 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Forster's Tern 



June 2 



86 



Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



15 



499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Continued) 



499012 Portsnouth Island (12-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°0] 


.8 


N; 7G'^ 


05.C'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Barrier 


Beach 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand 


or 


Shell 








SPECIES 


DATE 




BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


June 


22 




62 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 


7 




6 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 


22 




50 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 


7 




12 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 


22 




283 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 


7 




262 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 


22 




116 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 


7 




124 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



499013 Shell Point (06-13), North Carolina 



LOCATION 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Common Tern 



35°20.0'N; 76°22.5'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 



DATE 



June 11 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



104 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



499014 Rattan Bay (06-18), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°03.5'N; 76°28.6'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Driftage 



SPECIES 
Common Tern 



DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 
July 7 97 Hatching Ground Estimate 



16 



499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Continued) 



499015 Hog Island Reef (15-10), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°00.rN; 76°15.1'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 



SPECIES DATE 

Gull -Billed Tern May 27 

Common Tern May 27 

Black Skimmer May 27 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



8 

18 

2 



Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Pairing 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Ground Estimate 



499016 Unnamed (15-09), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°C0.1'N; 76°15.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 


May 27 20 
May 27 12 
May 27 2 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Ground Estimate 



499017 Cedar Island (15-02), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°01.7'N; 76°20.4'W 
SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



Least Tern 



DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 
May 26 2 Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



17 



499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Continued) 



499018 North Bay (15-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



35°C2.0'N; 76°21.3'W 

Island-Coastal 

Unknown 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 20 Present -- no estiipate rr.ade Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



499019 Judith Point (06-14), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



35°20.3'N; 76°24.2'W 

flarsh 

Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Common Tern 



June 11 



107 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



499020 



Judith Island Point (06-15), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°20.3' 


'N; 76°24.4'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Marsh 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Common Tern 


June 11 


184 


Incubation 




July 1 


165 


Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



18 



499 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Continued) 



499021 Sow Island (06-16), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°13.0'N; 76°29.2'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Common Tern 


May 20 30 
June 30 70 


Unknown 
Egg Laying 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 
Nest Count-Ground 



499022 Shell Castle (11-06), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°05.9 

Island-( 

Dredged 


N; 76°04.4'W 
Coastal 
Material, Driftage 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Herring Gul 1 
Forster's Tern 
Common Tern 


June 2 
June 2 
June 2 


16 Egg Laying 

116 Egg Laying 

82 Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



499023 Long Rock (11-05), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°05.9'N; 76°04.4'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Herring Gull 
Common Tern 
Royal Tern 


June 2 
June 2 
June 2 


22 

50 
122 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



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500 MANTEO, NC 



500001 



Gull Island (06-12), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°28'N; 75°3rW 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shel 1 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 
Forster's Tern 
Royal Tern 


June 10 2906 
June 10 112 
Kay 13 1462 


Hatching 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Aerial Photo Count 



500002 



Herring Gull Island (03-05), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°48.3'N; 75°35.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Great Blk. -Backed 
Gull 

Herring Gul 1 
Laughing Gull 


June 9 
June 9 

June 9 


6 

462 
2008 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



500003 



Outer Green, North Carolina 



LOCATION: 35°11.1'N; 75°48.4'W 
SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Driftage 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gull 



June 1 



334 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



22 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500005 Unnamed (03-09), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°49.1 


'N; 75^35. 4'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Herring Gull 


June 9 


62 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Laughing Gull 


June 9 


14 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Gull -Billed Tern 


June 9 


12 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 9 


342 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 9 


268 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 9 


46 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



500006 Unnamed (03-06), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°48.0'N; 75°34.8'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged Material 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Herring Gull 
Laughing Gull 



June 9 
June 9 



36 
96 



Incubation 
Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



500007 Oregon Inlet North (05-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



35°47.2'N; 75°32.3'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



July 9 



15 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



23 



500 MANTEG, NC (Continued) 



500008 



Unnamed (03-07), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



35°47.7'N; 75°34.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 



June 9 
June 9 



450 
42 



Egg Laying 
Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



500009 



Unnamed (03-12), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°46.7' 


N; 75°35.9'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-C 


ioastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Herring Gull 


June 10 


36 


Incubation 


Laughing Gul 1 


June 10 


296 


Egg Laying 


Gull -Billed Tern 


June 10 


20 


Incubation 


Common Tern 


June 10 


82 


Incubation 


Black Skimmer 


June 10 


322 


Incubation 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



500010 Unnamed (06-07), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°45.8 


'N: 75°35.5'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


June 9 


8 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 9 


154 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 9 


64 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



24 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500011 Unnamed (06-08), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°45.6 


'N; 75° 


35.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 9 




16 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 9 




174 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Royal Tern 


r^ay 13 




5440 


Incubation 


Aerial Photo Count 


Sandwich Tern 


June 9 




88 


Incubation 


Ground Estimate 


Caspian Tern 


June 9 




18 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 9 




108 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



500012 Unnamed (06-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



35°46.3'N; 75°35.1'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 9 



Pre-nesting Adult Count-Ground 



500013 Stumpy Point Bay (06-09), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°41.7'N; 75°46.1'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 11 48 
June 11 576 
June 11 20 
June 11 291 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



25 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500014 Long Shoal Point (50-03), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°34.8'N; 75°46.7'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NtST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern June 11 67 Flying Young Adult Count-Ground 



500015 Manteo Airport (50-05), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 35°54.8'N; 75°42.rw 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Artificial -Ai rport 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NE STING STAGE INVENTORY HETHOD 

Least Tern May 21 42 Pairing Adult Count-Ground 



500016 Hatteras Island (08-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°17.4 
Barrier 
Sand or 


'N; 75°30.8'W 
Beach 
Shell 


SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


Least Tern 


June 2 
July 8 


4 
82 



Incubation Nest Count-Groung 
Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



26 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500017 King Island (06-21), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



35°16.2'N; 75°36.1'W 

Marsh 

Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Common Tern 



June 2 



24 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



500018 



Royal Tern Island (06-10), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°12.5 


'N; 75°42.e'U 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Laughing Gull 


June 2 


898 


Incubation 


Forster's Tern 


June 2 


130 


Incubation 


Royal Tern 


May 13 


1794 


Incubation 




June 2 


1700 


Incubation 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Aerial Photo Count 
Nest Count-Ground 



500019 



Hatteras Inlet (06-11), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°12.7 


•N; 75°43.0'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Materia 


1 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 2 




16 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




2 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Grourm 


Common Tern 


June 2 




32 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




14 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


July 8 




2 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 2 




52 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



27 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500020 



Hatteras Inlet (09-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°11.9 


'N; 75°45.5'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-i 


Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gul 1 


June 8 


16 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 8 


2 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Forster's Tern 


June 8 


98 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 8 


552 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 8 


190 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



500021 



Hatteras Inlet (09-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


35°12.1 


'N; 75°' 


45.6'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-! 


loastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


June 2 




4 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 2 




90 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




8 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Forster's Tern 


June 2 




78 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 2 




986 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




8 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 2 




562 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




88 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 2 




310 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 8 




52 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



500022 Ocracoke (09-02), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



35°11.1'N; 75°4C.0'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shel 1 




BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 
4 Pairing Nest Count-Ground 

28 



500 MANTEO, NC (Continued) 



500023 Whalebone (03-08), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



35°53.8'N; 75°37.2'W 

Marsh 

Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIPDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 10 



22 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



500024 Unnamed (10-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 


35°10.4'N; 75°48.8'W 

Marsh 

Driftage 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS 



Forster's Tern 



June 1 



262 



Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



500025 Unnamed (03-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


35°51.1'N; 75°36.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Common Tern 
Least Tern 


June 9 22 
June 9 22 


Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



29 






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523001 Alligator Bay (27-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°3C.4'N; 77°24.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 13 



10 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



523003 Dump Island (16-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°53.6 


'N; 76°17.2'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Herring Gull 


May 26 


6 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Laughing Gull 


May 26 


8478 


Incubation 


Sample Census 


Royal Tern 


May 13 


6888 


Incubation 


Aerial Photo Count 




May 26 


5450 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Sandwich Tern 


May 26 


1152 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



523007 Morgan Island (17-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°39.6 


'N; 76°31.6'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gul 1 


May 19 


2772 


Incubation 


Sanple Census 


Least Tern 


May 19 


4 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Royal Tern 


May 13 


5628 


Incubation 


Aerial Photo-Ground 


Sandwich Tern 


May 19 


76 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


May 19 


6 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



32 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523011 Shell Island (14-01), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°59.0'N; 76°11.9'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged Material 



SPECIES 



DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Nest Count-Ground 
Aerial Photo Count 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



Laughina Gull 


May 27 


1248 


Incubation 


Royal Tern 


May 15 


2704 


Incubation 




May 27 


1986 


Hatching 


Sandwich Tern 


May 27 


44 


Downy Young 



523013 Woodhouse Island (14-10), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°50.9'N; 76°15.6'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged fiaterial 



SPECIES 
Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 



DATE 

May 26 
August 7 
May 26 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



286 
16 
28 



Incubation 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523014 Core Banks (14-11), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION; 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



34°55.3'N; 76°13.6'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand and Shell 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

June 22 9 Incubation Ground Estimate 



33 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523015 

LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Forster's Tern 



Big Deep (14-09), North Carolina 

34°41.3'N; 76°29.6'K 

Marsh 

Driftaqe 



DATE 



May 25 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



18 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



523016 Tump Island (06-20), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°59.0'N; 76°23.1'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NEST SUBSTRAGE: Sand or Shell, Driftage 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gull May 26 
Forster's Tern May 26 
Black Skimmer May 26 



16 

138 

4 



Incubation 
Incubation 
Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523017 Unnamed (17-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°38.6 
Island-( 
Dredged 


'N; 76°31.2'W 
loastal 
Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 


May 19 
May 19 
May 19 


14 

584 

96 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



34 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523018 Unnamed (18-12), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION; 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



34°40.0'N; 76°34.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shel 1 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Comnion Tern 



May 20 



66 



Egg Laying 



Jest Count-Ground 



523019 Bottle Run (18-08), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°40.8' 


N; 76° 


35.2'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-C 


oastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or 


Shell 








SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 20 




18 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 15 




4 


Feathered 
Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


May 20 




122 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 15 




21 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


May 20 




12 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



523020 Shackleford (20-05), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



34°41.0'N; 76°39.6'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shel 1 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Common Tern 



May 25 



82 



Pairinq 



Nest Count-Ground 



35 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523021 Unnaned (lS-13), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



34°42.7'N; 76°39.8'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged f'aterial 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 21 



Pairina 



Nest Count-Ground 



523022 Unnamed (20-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°42.6 


'N; 76° 


40.6'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-( 


i^oastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 21 




18 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




32 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


May 21 




32 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




222 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


May 21 




120 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




2 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


May 21 




62 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




18 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 



523023 Unnamed (22-02), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°42.1'N; 76°43.5'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: flarsh 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand and Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Common Tern 
Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 



May 25 
May 25 
May 25 



4 

70 
4 



Incubation 
Incubation 
Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



36 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523024 Unnamed (22-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°43.3'N; 76°47.1'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Least Tern 


Kay 25 2 
May 25 2 
May 25 64 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523025 Unnamed (20-02), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°43.3'N; 76°41.1'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 




SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 20 28 


Incubation 


Common Tern 


May 20 6 


Incubation 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523026 Annex Island (21-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°44.0'N; 76°41.5'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 




SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 20 2 


Incubation 


Common Tern 


May 20 2 


Incubation 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



37 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523027 Unnamed (21-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°43.5'N; 76°41.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


May 20 140 
July 1 12 


Incubation 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523028 Brant Island (20-06), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°42.4 


'N; 76° 


41. 8 'I-.' 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-( 


loastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 21 




36 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




44 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


May 21 




40 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




230 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


July 1 




2 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


May 21 




24 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 1 




36 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



523029 Lake Ellis Simon, North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°51.0'N; 77°00.0'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Swamp 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Double-Cr. 


June 7 26 


Feathered 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 




Young 


Fixed Wing 



38 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523030 Unnamed (22-08), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°42.5 


'N; 76°56.- 


7'W 






SITE 


DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 








NEST 


SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 








SPECl 


ES 


DATE 


BREEDING 


BIRDS 


NESTING 


STAGE 



Gull -Billed Tern May 25 

Common Tern May 25 

Least Tern May 25 

Black Skimmer May 25 



8 

182 

2 

8 



Incubation 
Incubation 
Incubation 
Egg Laying 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523031 Unnamed (22-26), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°41.3'N; 77°00.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 25 



52 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



523032 Unnamed (22-40), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°40.7' 
Island-C 
Dredged 


N; 77°01.9'W 

oastal 

Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Least Tern 

Black Skimmer 


June 24 
June 24 
May 25 
June 24 
June 24 


4 

6 

192 

22 

4 


Incubation 
Incubation 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



39 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523033 Unnamed (23-10), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°40.8'N; 77°07.7'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


June 24 4 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 24 6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 24 110 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 24 6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



523034 Unnamed (23-11), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°40.5'N; 77°07.8'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 24 



12 



Egg Laying 



Jest Count-Ground 



523035 Unnamed (22-45), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°40.2'N; 77°06.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 25 



14 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



40 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523036 Bogue Inlet (23-04), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°39.1'N; 77°07.3'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECI ES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern June 30 2 Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



523037 Hammocks Beach (23-02), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°38.4'N; 77°07.0'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Barrier Beach 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern June 30 2 Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



523038 Unnamed (23-14), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°40.0'N; 77°05.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Common Tern 


June 24 28 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 24 10 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



41 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523039 Unnamed (26-07), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°33.4' 


N; 77°2] 


L.rw 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 


1 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Common Tern 


June 25 




14 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 13 




12 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 25 




32 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 13 




20 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 25 




6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 13 




10 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



523040 Tiny Triangle (15-14), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Forster's Tern 



34°59.6'N; 76°14.7'W 

Island-Coastal 

Driftage 



DATE 



May 27 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY flETHOD 



46 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



523041 Alligator Bay Main (50-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



34°34.3'N; 77°23.1'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 

DATE BREEDING BIR DS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

May 13 2 Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



42 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523042 Unnamed (29-25), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



34°23.9'N; 77°36.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 13 



10 



Pairing 



Nest Count-Ground 



523043 Topsail South (30-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



34°21.0'N; 77°39.rW 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 25 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



523044 North Old-Topsail (31-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°20.1 


N; 77°40.3'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Barrier 


Beach 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or 


Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 15 


6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 15 


74 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 15 


54 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



43 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523045 Unnamed (29-36), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°20.5'N; 77°39.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 15 26 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 15 386 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Grund 


Least Tern 


June 15 132 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


June 15 43 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



523046 Rich Inlet South (32-02), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION; 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 
Least Tern 



34°17.4'N; 77°43.rW 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shel 1 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

June 15 2 Unknown Nest Count-Ground 



523047 Unnamed (36-21), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Common Tern 



34°12.6'N; 77°48.4'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

June 7 4 Feathered Nest Count-Ground 

Young 



44 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523048 Bird I. (36-22), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°12.3 
Island- 
Dredged 


■N; 77°48.3'W 
Coastal 
Material 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Gull-Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 7 
June 7 
June 7 


40 
76 
30 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 



INVENTORY METHOD 

Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523049 Shinn Creek (36-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°11.5'N; 77°49.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


June 25 6 
July 20 2 


Egg Laying 
Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523050 Masonboro Island (35-02), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°10.8'N; 77°49.0'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand and Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 7 10 
July 20 4 
June 7 26 
June 7 12 
July 20 40 


Egg Laying 
Incubation 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



45 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523051 Unnamed (36-14), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°09.3'N; 77°51.2'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



July 6 



30 



Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



523052 Unnamed (37-18), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



34°04.5'N; 77°53.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Black Skimmer 



June 25 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



523053 Unnamed (39-26), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°01.7'N; 77°56.1'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 16 130 
June 16 2 
June 16 2 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



46 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523054 Laughing Gull (39-28), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


34°00.4'N; 77°56.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 
Common Tern 


June 16 1322 
May 11 82 


Incubation 
Pairing 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



523055 Chainshot (15-11), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Laughing Gull 



34°59.3'N; 76°14.1'W 

Island-Coastal 

Driftage 



DATE 



May 27 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



962 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



523056 Harbor (14-03), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Laughing Gull 



34°59.3'N; 76°13.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 
May 27 214 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



47 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523057 Cedar Point (50-02), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°59.5'N; 76°18.4'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged Material 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern May 27 10 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



523058 Dump South (16-02), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°53.3'N; 76°17.2'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Driftage 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Laughing Gull May 26 52 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 

Forster's Tern May 26 36 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



523059 Unnamed (16-04), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 34°52.7'N; 76°17.5'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Driftage 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Forster's Tern May 26 20 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



48 



523 BEAUFORT, NC (Continued) 



523060 Core Banks (14-05), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



34°51.4'N; 76°18.5'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 



DATE 



May 26 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 



523061 New Dump (14-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


34°51.8 


•N; 76° 


20.1'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-( 


:oastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 26 




58 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 9 




42 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


May 26 




170 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 9 




496 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


May 26 




6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


May 26 




148 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 9 




360 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



523062 Core Banks (14-08), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



34°42.9'N; 76°27.1'W 
Barrier Beach 
Dredged Material 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 
June 23 118 Pairing Ground Estimate 



49 



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51 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC 



544005 White Banks, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


33°01.0' 


N; 


79°30.4'W 


SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Marsh 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Herbaceous 


Vegetation 


SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


Laughing Gul 1 


June 1 




2940 




July 14 




900 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 1 




18 




July 14 




10 


Black Skimmer 


June 1 




150 




July 14 




16 



Incubation Nest Count-Ground 

Feathered Young Ground Estimate 

Pairing Nest Count-Ground 

Pairing Ground Estimate 

Pairing Nest Count-Ground 

Incubation Ground Estimate 



544009 Unnamed (50-04), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



33°55.1'N; 78°14.6'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 17 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



544010 Unnamed (45-03), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 33°53.9'N; 78°25.2'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



May 12 



Prenesting 



Adult Count-Ground 



52 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC (Continued) 



544011 Sunset Beach (48-06), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 33°52.1'N; 78°30.3'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Barrier Beach 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY T^ETHOD 

Least Tern May 12 246 Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



544012 Unnamed (48-07), North Carolina 

LOCATION: 33°52.7'N; 78°29.1'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Marsh 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged Material 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern May 12 10 Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



544013 Waiter Island, South Carolina 

LOCATION: 33°51.2'N; 78°33.2'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Barrier Beach 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Dredged Material 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern July 1 18 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



53 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC (Continued) 



544014 Magnolia Beach, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


33°32.0 
Barrier 
Sand or 


■N; 79°02.0'W 
Beach 
Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 
Least Tern 


May 30 
May 16 
May 30 


2 

22 
8 


Incubation 
Egg Laying 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



544015 DuBourdieu Beach, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


33°24.0'N; 79°08.3'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Barrier Beach 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand and Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


May 17 38 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




May 30 3 


Prenesting 


Adult Count-Ground 



544016 North Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


33°19.5'N; 79°10.0'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand and Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


June 10 6 
June 10 45 


Renesting 
Pairing 


Adult Count-Ground 
Adult Count-Ground 



54 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC (Continued) 



544017 Sand Bank, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



33°11.4'N; 79°10.3'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shel 1 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 



June 28 
June 28 



12 
94 



Renesting 
Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



544018 Cedar Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



33°06.5'N; 79°17.3'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 28 



Renesting 



Nest Count-Ground 



544019 Unnamed (39-29), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


33°59.9'N; 77°56.2'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 
Gull-Billed Tern 


June 16 8 
May 12 60 


Incubation 
Prenesting 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



55 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC (Continued) 



544020 Unnamed (39-30), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


33°59.6'N; 77°56.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


May 12 2 
June 16 22 


Prenesting 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



544021 Royal Tern Island (39-32), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 


33°58.4'N; 77°56.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gull 
Royal Tern 

Sandwich Tern 



June 16 
May 11 
May 13 
June 16 



6 

8800 

8060 

4 



Incubation 
Incubation 
Incubation 
Unknown 



Nest Count-Ground 
Sample Census 
Aerial Photo Count 
Nest Count-Ground 



544022 Unnamed (39-33), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


33°57.9'N; 77°57.5'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull -Billed Tern 


May 11 4 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 16 48 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Common Tern 


June 16 4 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


May 11 6 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 16 58 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



56 



544 GEORGETWON, SC (Continued) 



544023 Carolina Beach (39-49), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


33°56.1'N; 77°56.1*W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand and Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


May 21 210 
July 20 274 


Incubation 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



544024 Gull-Billed Tern (39-37), North Carolina 

33°56.1'N; 77°58.7'W 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Gull -Billed Tern 
Common Tern 



•Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 

May 11 
May 11 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



40 
16 



Incubation 
Incubation 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



544025 Unnamed (40-01), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



33°54.8'N; 78°01.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 



DATE 

May 6 
May 12 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



16 
46 



Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



57 



544 GEORGETOWN, SC (Continued) 



544026 Monks Island (43-09), North Carolina 



LOCATION: 


33°54.7'N; 78°22.7'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 




SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


Common Tern 


June 29 6 


Egg Laying 


Least Tern 


May 12 86 


Egg Laying 




June 29 108 


Egg Laying 


Black Skimmer 


June 29 12 


Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



58 



563 SAVANNAH, GA 



563006 



Deveaux Bank, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


32°32.6' 


N; 80 


°10.2'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Marsh 










NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or 


Shell 








SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


July 11 




2944 


Feathered Young 


Ground Estimate 


Laughing Gul 1 


June 4 




2300 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 11 




5000 


Downy Young 


Ground Estimate 


Least Tern 


June 4 




10 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Royal Tern 


June 4 




12000 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 11 




6400 


Incubation 


Ground Estimate 


Sandwich Tern 


June 4 




300 


Pairing 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 11 




20 


Unknown 


Ground Estimate 


Black Skimmer 


June 4 




300 


Pairing 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 11 




375 


Renesting 


Ground Estimate 



563012 John's Island Airport, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



32°42.2'N; 80°00.5'W 

Ma rs h 

Artificial -Airport 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



June 14 



10 



Egg Laying 



Nest Count-Ground 



563013 Kiawah Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


32°35.0' 


N; 80°08.4'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Barrier 


Beach 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or 


Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


June 4 


86 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 24 


118 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 30 


15 


Renesting 


Nest Count-Ground 



60 



563 SAVANNAH, GA (Continued) 



563014 Botany Bay, South Carolina 

LOCATION: 32°32.0'N; 80°14.7'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Barrier Beach 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRD S NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern July 5 60 Incubation Ground Estimate 



563015 Edinesville Beach, South Carolina 

LOCATION: 32°31.6'N; 80°15.5'U 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Barrier Beach 
NEST SUBSTRATE: -Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Least Tern July 5 6 Renesting Adult Count-Ground 



563016 Hunting Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


32°23.5'N; 8C°25.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Barrier Beach 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or Shel 1 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


June 13 18 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 27 2 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 



61 



563 SAVANNAH, GA (Continued) 



563017 Savannah River National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


32°08.4'N; 81°07.rw 


SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Marsh 


NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged Material 


SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


Gull-Billed Tern 


July 16 12 


Least Tern 


July 16 178 


Black Skimmer 


July 16 4 



Flying Young Ground Estimate 
Dov;ny Young Ground Estimate 
Incubation Ground Estimate 



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564 JAMES ISLAND, SC 



564001 



Bird Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 


32°57.8' 


N; 


79°33.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coa: 


5tal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Herbaceous 


Vegetation, 


Sand or Shell 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


May 7 




160 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 14 




3000 


Downy Young 


Ground Estimate 


Gull-Billed Tern 


May 7 




200 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 14 




64 


Downy Young 


Ground Estimate 


Least Tern 


May 7 




500 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Royal Tern 


May 7 




10400 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 14 




3400 


Downy Young 


Ground Estimate 


Black Skimmer 


July 14 




468 


Downy Young 


Ground Estimate 



564006 Northwood Mall, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


32°56.0'N; 80°02.6'W 

Urban 

Artificial -- roof top 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


June 9 56 
June 14 12 
June 21 26 
June 25 4 


Egg Laying 
Incubation 
Hatching 
Hatching 


Adult Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



564007 Charleston Naval Base, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



32°51.3'N; 79°57.7'W 

Urban 

Artificial -- roof top 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 



July 12 



48 



Downy Young Nest Count-Ground 



64 



564 JAKES ISLAND, SC (Continued) 



564008 



Hog Island, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


32°47.6'N; 79°54.2'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


May 25 8 
May 28 22 
May 30 6 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Renesting 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



564009 



Riverview Inn, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



32°46.9'N; 79°58.2'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 



DATE 



June 13 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



58 



Egg Laying Nest Count-Ground 



564010 Folly River Road, South Carolina 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least Tern 



32°39.6'N; 79°56.6'W 

Marsh 

Dredged Material 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

June 13 3 Prenesting Adult Count-Ground 



65 



564 JAMES ISLAND, SC (Continued) 



564011 Bird Key, South Carolina 

LOCATION: 32°37.7'N; 79°59.2'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHO D 

Black Skimmer May 27 300 Pairing Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



564012 White Island, South Carolina 

LOCATION: 32°59.5'N; 79°32.8'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand, Herbaceous Vegetation 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Brown Pelican May 7 3010 Incubation Nest Count-Ground 



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581 BRUNSWICK, GA 



581025 Pelican Spit, Georgia 

LOCATION: 31°12.5'N; 81°17.7'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 

NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Black Skimmer July 9 400 Incubation Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



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594 JACKSONVILLE, FL 



594012 Little Cumberland Island, Georgia 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Black Skimmer 



30°56.8'N; 81°24.4'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 



DATE 



July 9 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



60 



Unknown 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



594013 Long Point, Georgia 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 


30°56.3'N; S1°24.2'W 
Barrier Beach 
Sand or Shell 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 



Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 



May 31 
May 31 



30 
300 



Pairing 
Pairing 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



594014 Willow Pond Beach, Georgia 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Least tern 



30°49.4'N; 81°26.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 



DATE 



May 4 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



30 



Prenesting 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



70 



594 JACKSONVILLE, FL (Continued) 



594015 Bird Islands, Georgia 



LOCATION: 


30°29.8 


N: 


81°25.9'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coa 


5tal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or 


Sh 


5ll 








SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Gull-Billed Tern 


June 8 






182 


Hatching 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 25 






105 


Renesting 


Nest Count-Ground 


Least Tern 


June 8 






36 


Egg Laying 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 25 






166 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Royal Tern 


June 8 






3060 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 25 






4000 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Sandwich Tern 


June 8 






40 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 




July 25 






40 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Black Skimmer 


July 25 






1907 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 



71 



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606 DAYTONA BEACH, FL 



606001 New Smyrna Beach, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


29°1.7'N; 80°55.2'W 

Urban 

Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


May 14 70 

June 8 70 
June 17 30 
July 22 20 


Downy Young 

Downy Young 
Downy Young 
Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 
Unknown 
Unknown 
Unknown 



606002 



Port Orange, Florida 



LOCATION: 


29°08.7'N; 80°58.5'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


April 26 650 


Flying Young 


Unknown 




June 17 7C0 


Flying Young 


Unknown 




July 21 160 


Flying Young 


Unknown 


Double-Cr. 


June 8 400 


Feathered Young 


Unknown 


Cormorant 


July 21 60 


Flying Young 


Unknown 



606003 



St. Marks Pond Swamp, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



29°59.4'N; 81°23.7'W 

Swamp 

Shrub 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



April 27 



100 



Downy Young 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



74 




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612 ORLANDO, FL 



612001 Bird Island, Florida 



LOCATION: 


28°48.8'N; 80°46.4'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Marsh 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (flangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


April 26 


700 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




May 24 


674 


Feathered Young 


Unknown 




June 17 


700 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 7 


70 


Feathered Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Double-Cr. 


May 24 


350 


Dovyny Young 


Unknown 


Cormorant 


June 17 


500 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 7 


80 


Feathered Younq 


Nest Count-Ground 



612002 George and Brady Island, Florida 



LOCATION: 


28°17.8'r 


J; 80° 


39.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


April 26 




500 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




June 7 




450 


Downy Young 


Unknown 




June 17 




450 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 6 




124 


Renesting 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 


Double-Cr. 


April 26 




600 


Incubation 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 










Fixed Wing 




June 7 




900 


Hatching 


Unknown 




June 17 




250 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 6 




130 


Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



76 



612 ORLANDO, FL (Continued) 



612003 



Hall Island, Florida 



LOCATION: 


28°22.4'N; 


80° 


36.8'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coa; 


;tal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Man( 


grove) 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


April 26 




250 


Unknown 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




June 7 




500 


Flying Young 


Unknown 




June 17 




300 


Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 6 




60 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Double-Cr. 


April 26 




300 


Unknown 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 










Fixed Wing 




June 7 




600 


Feathered Young 


Unknown 




June 17 




1450 


Unknown 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 6 




60 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 



612004 



Haulover Canal, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 


28°43.6'N; 80°16.2'W 

Island-Coastal 

Shrubs 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



June 17 
July 6 



60 Hatching Unknown 
52 Flying Young Unknown 



612007 Moore Creek, Florida 



LOCATION: 


28°34. 


B'N; 80°42.5'W 




SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island 


-Coastal 




NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees 


(Mangrove) 




SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 


Double-Cr. 


May 11 


126 


Downy Young Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 






Fixed Wing 




July 6 


860 


Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 



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616 FORT PIERCE, FL 



616001 County Line Spoil, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



27°33.2'N; 80°21.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



May 29 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



10 



Downy Young Nest Count-Ground 



616002 Duck Point Spoil, Florida 



LOCATION: 


27°46.4 


'N; 80°26.1'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-( 


;oastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Dredged 


Material 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 


May 20 


138 


Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 


Double-Cr 


June 8 


50 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 








Fixed Wing 




July 13 


120 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 



616003 



Fort Pierce Spoil, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


27°28.6'N; S0°19.4'K 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 


SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


Brown Pelican 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 


May 27 294 1 
July 17 150 
hay 27 190 1 
July 17 100 1 



INVENTORY METHOD 



Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 

Flying Young Unknown 

Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 

Feathered Young Unknown 



80 



616 FORT PIERCE, FL (Continued) 



616004 Grant Farm Island (SW), Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


27°55.4'N; 80°30.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 


SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 


May 20 50 
July 13 50 



Hatching Nest Count-Ground 
Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 



616007 



Pelican Island, Florida 



LOCATION: 


27°47.8 


N; 80° 


26.0'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


May 20 




600 


Feathered Young 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 8 




300 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 13 




50 


Feathered Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Double-Cr. 


May 20 




250 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Cormorant 


June 8 




100 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 13 




4 


Flying Young 


Nest Count-Ground 



616008 Riomar Spoil, Florida 



LOCATION: 


27°38.3 


'N; 80° 


22.2'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 








NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


May 14 




626 


Feathered Young 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 8 




400 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 




July 2 




120 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 


Double-Cr. 


May 14 




50 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Cormorant 


July 2 




50 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



81 



616 FORT PIERCE, FL (Continued) 



616009 



Sewall Point East, Florida 



LOCATION: 


27°11.4 


'N; 80°11.3'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island- 


Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees ( 


Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


; NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


June 7 


200 


Feathered Young 


Nest Count-Ground 




June 8 


300 


Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 


Double-Cr. 


June 7 


100 


Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 


Cormorant 


June 8 


150 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



616051 Micco, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


27°55.1'N; 80°3C.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Dredged Material 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Least Tern 
Black Skimmer 


May 20 56 
May 20 2 


Incubation 
Pairing 


Nest Count-Ground 
Adult Count-Ground 



82 







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85 



620 MIAMI, FL 



620005 



Cowpens Keys, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Brown Pelican 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



25°0.2'N; 80°33.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 
April 19 
April 19 
May 16 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



60 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

40 Downy Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 
200 Feathered Young Unknown 



620007 



Cutler (Paradise Pt.), Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION; 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



25°38.2'N; 80°17.3' 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



July 17 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



700 



Flying Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



620009 



Frank Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


25°6.3'N; 8C°54.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 
Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 


Jan. 27 500 
Jan. 27 700 
July 2 400 


Egg Laying 
Egg Laying 
Downy Young 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



86 



620 MIAMI, FL (Continued) 



620012 Nest Keys South, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



25°08.8'N; 80°30.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shel 1 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



April 20 



50 



Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



620016 Sandy Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


25°2.0'N; 81°0.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 


SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 


April 21 500 
June 1 500 
July 11 500 



Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 
Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 
Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



620046 



Curlew Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



25°05.9'N; 80°50.2'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gull 



May 3 



50 



Pairing 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



87 



620 MIAMI, FL (Continued) 



620053 Man of War Key, Florida 

LOCATION: 25°01.9'N; 80°54.6'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 



SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Laughing Gull July 13 120 Loafing Nest Count-Ground 



620054 South of Buoy Key, Florida 

LOCATION: 25°06.7'N; 80°49.5'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 



SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Laughing Gull June 23 60 Loafing Ground Estimate 



620055 East of Pelican Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


25°03.8'N; 80°50.1'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


May 3 4 
Jun 23 40 


Egg Laying 
Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



88 



620 MIAMI, FL (Continued) 



620056 Pelican Key, Florida 

LOCATION: 25°04.rN; 80°51.5'W 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Laughing Gull June 23 150 Loafing Ground Estimate 



620057 Cluett Key, Florida 

LOCATION: 25°01.9'N; 80°51.8'N 

SITE DESCRIPTION: Island-Coastal 
NEST SUBSTRATE: Sand or Shell 

SPECIES DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

Laughing Gull June 23 60 Flying Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



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621 KEY WEST, FL 



621001 Archer Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



24°33.7'N; 81°53.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



May 14 



36 



Downy Young 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621002 Barnes Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 


24°56.3'N; 80°47.2'W 


SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 


NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or Shel 1 


SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


Laughing Gul 1 


June 23 100 1 


Double-Cr. 


April 19 80 1 


Cormorant 





Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621004 Big Mangrove Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Brown Pelican 

Double-Cr, 
Cormorant 



24°40.0'N; 81°19.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

May 14 60 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

May 14 40 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



92 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621005 Buchanan Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


24°55.rN; 80°46.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 
Double-Cr. 

Cormorant 
Laughing Gul 1 


Feb. 13 176 
Feb. 13 400 
June 14 400 
June 1 2 


Incubation 
Downy Young 
Flying Young 
Incubation 


Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 
Nest Count-Ground 



621006 Channel Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



24''36.2'N; 81'43.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



May 14 



700 



Downy Young 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621007 Cotton Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°57.6'N; 80°37.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



BEEEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



April 19 



80 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



93 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621008 Cottrell Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 


24°36.; 


2'N; 81°55.4'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island' 


-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees 


(Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


May 27 


280 


Hatching 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 


Double-Cr. 


May 27 


840 


Incubation 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 








Fixed Wing 



621009 



Crane Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



24°45.3'N; 81°30.8'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Brown Pelican 



May 27 



16 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



94 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621010 Don Quixote Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



24°39.8'N; 81°18.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



June 2 



10 



Flying Young Nest Count-Ground 



621011 Fanny Keys, Florida 



LOCATION: 


24°42.7' 


N; 81°6.1'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-C 


oastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (M 


angrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE 


BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 


May 14 


140 


Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 


Double-Cr. 


May 14 


1160 


Downy Young 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 








Fixed Wing 



621012 Green Mangrove Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°55.5'N; 80°47.rw 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

April 19 80 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



95 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621014 Johnston Key Mangroves, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Brown Pelican 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°43.7'N; 81°34.8'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

May 27 50 Flying Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

May 27 30 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621015 Johnston Keys - West, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°43.2'N; 81°35.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



June 2 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



40 



Feathered Young Nest Count-Ground 



621016 Marvin Keys - South, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°41.9'N; 81°38.9'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

May 14 20 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



96 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621017 Peterson Keys - East, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24 54.5'N; S0°44.3'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

April 19 50 Downy Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621018 Shell Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr, 
Cormorant 



24°55.3'N; 80°40.0'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 

DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 

April 19 500 Feathered Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621020 Tarpon Belly Keys, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



24°43.8'N; 81°31.2'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



May 27 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



140 



Downy Young 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



97 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621021 Upper Arsnicker Keys, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


24°55.8'N; 80°49.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 




SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Brown Pelican 

Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 


April 19 40 Downy Young 
April 19 120 Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 

Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621023 West Bahia Honda Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 


24°46.9'N; 81°16.3'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Trees (Mangrove) 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Double-Cr. 


May 27 360 


Hatching 


Aerial Estimate- 


Cormorant 






Fixed Wing 


621026 East Key, 


Florida 






LOCATION: 


25°00.0'N; 80°36.6'W 






SITE DESCRIPTION: 


Island-Coastal 






NEST SUBSTRATE: 


Sand or Shell 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gull 



May 14 
June 1 



200 
366 



Egg Laying 
Hatching 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 
Nest Count-Ground 



98 



621 KEY WEST, FL (Continued) 



621027 Rabbit Keys, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


24°59.3'N; 80°49.8'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shel 1 






SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS 


NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


May 3 3 
June 23 60 


Pairing 
Flying Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed VJing 
Nest Count-Ground 



621028 Lower Arsnicker Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 



24°55.2'N; 80°49.6'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shel 1 



SPECIES 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Laughing Gul 1 



June 23 



60 



Flying Young Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621029 



Horseshoe Keys - East, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 


24°46.4'N; 81°16.5'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 




SPECIES 


DATE BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE 


INVENTORY METHOD 


Laughing Gull 


May 27 350 Hatching 
June 10 1058 Feathered Young 


Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 
Nest Count-Ground 



99 



621 KEY WEST, PL (Continued) 



621030 Teatable Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 

Laughing Gull 



24°44.6'N; 81°15.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Sand or Shell 



DATE 



May 27 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



120 



Hatching 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



621031 Bay Key, Florida 



LOCATION: 

SITE DESCRIPTION: 

NEST SUBSTRATE: 

SPECIES 



24°38.5'N; 81°46.7'W 
Island-Coastal 
Trees (Mangrove) 



DATE 



BREEDING BIRDS NESTING STAGE INVENTORY METHOD 



Double-Cr. 
Cormorant 



May 14 



970 



Downy Young 



Aerial Estimate- 
Fixed Wing 



100 



APPENDIX A 
Table Al. Index to colonies by species. 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 





Brown Pelican 


North Carolina 




499007 


North Rock 


South Carolina 




563006 


Deveaux Bank 


564012 


White Island 


Florida 




606001 


New Smyrna Beach 


606002 


Port Orange 


612001 


Bird Island 


612002 


George and Brady Island 


612003 


Hall Island 


616003 


Fort Pierce Spoil 


616007 


Pelican Island 


616008 


Riomar Spoil 


616009 


Sewall Point East 


620005 


Cowpens Keys 


620009 


Frank Key 


621004 


Big Mangrove Key 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


621008 


Cottrell Key 


621009 


Crane Key 


621011 


Fanny Keys 


621014 


Johnston Key Mangroves 


621021 


Upper Arsnicker Keys 




Double-Crested Cormorant 


North Carolina 




523029 


Lake Ellis Simon 


Florida 




606002 


Port Orange 


606003 


St. Marks Pond Swamp 


612001 


Bird Island 


612002 


George & Brady Island 


612003 


Hall Island 


612004 


Haulover Canal 


612007 


Moore Creek 


616001 


County Line Spoil 


616002 


Duck Point Spoil 


616003 


Fort Pierce Spoil 



270 



2944 
3010 



70* 
700* 
700* 
500* 
500* 
294* 
600* 
626* 
300* 

60 
500 

60 
176 
280 

16 
140 

50 

40 



26 



Island-Coastal 



Marsh 
Island-Coastal 



Urban 

Island 

Marsh 

Island' 

Island' 

Island' 

Island' 

Island' 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 

Island 



-Coastal 

-Coastal 
•Coastal 
■Coastal 
■Coastal 
■Coastal 
■Coastal 
■Coastal 
•Coastal 
-Coastal 
■Coastal 
■Coastal 
-Coastal 
-Coastal 
-Coastal 
-Coastal 



Swamp 



400* 


Island-Coastal 


100 


. Swamp 


500* 


Marsh 


900* 


Island-Coastal 


1450* 


Island-Coastal 


60* 


Island-Coastal 


860* 


Island-Coastal 


10 


Island-Coastal 


120* 


Island-Coastal 


190* 


Island-Coastal 



101 



Table Al. (continued) 







Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds c 


escription 




Double-Crested Cormorant 


(Continued) 




Florida (Cont. ) 








616004 


Grant Farm Island 


50* ] 


sland-Coastal 


616007 


Pelican Island 


250* ] 


sland-Coastal 


616008 


Riomar Spoil 


50* ] 


sland-Coastal 


616009 


Sewall Point East 


150* ] 


sland-Coastal 


620005 


Cowpens Keys 


200* ] 


sland-Coastal 


620007 


Cutler (Paradise Pt.) 


700 ] 


sland-Coastal 


620009 


Frank Key 


700* ] 


sland-Coastal 


620012 


Nest Keys-South 


50 ] 


sland-Coastal 


620016 


Sandy Key 


500* ] 


sland-Coastal 


621001 


Archer Key 


36 ] 


sland-Coastal 


621002 


Barnes Key 


80 ] 


sland-Coastal 


621004 


Big Mangrove Key 


40 ] 


sland-Coastal 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


400* J 


sland-Coastal 


621006 


Channel Key 


700 


sland-Coastal 


621007 


Cotton Key 


80 


Island-Coastal 


621008 


Cottrell Key 


840 


Island-Coastal 


621010 


Don Quixote Key 


10 


Island-Coastal 


621011 


Fanny Keys 


1160 


Island-Coastal 


621012 


Green Mangrove Key 


80 


Island-Coastal 


621014 


Johnston Key Mangroves 


30 


Island-Coastal 


621015 


Johnston Keys-West 


40 


Island-Coastal 


621016 


Marvin Keys-South 


20 


Island-Coastal 


D21017 


Peterson Keys-East 


50 


Island-Coastal 


621018 


Shell Key 


500 


Island-Coastal 


621020 


Tarpon Belly Keys 


140 


[sland-Coastal 


621021 


Upper Arsnicker Keys 


120 


[sland-Coastal 


621023 


West Bahia Honda Key 


360 


[sland-Coastal 


621031 


Bay Key 

Great Black-Backed Gull 


970 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








500002 


Herring Gul 1 Island 
Herring Gull 


6 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








499022 


Shell Castle 


16 


[sland-Coastal 


499023 


Long Rock 


22 


[sland-Coastal 


500002 


Herring Gull Island 


462 


[sland-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


62 


[sland-Coastal 


500006 


Unnamed 


36 


[sland-Coastsl 


500009 


Unnamed 


36 


[sland-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 



102 



Table Al. (continued) 







Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Lauqhinq Gull 






North Carolina 








499001 


Beacon Island 


3034 


Marsh 


500001 


Gull Island 


2906 


Island-Coastal 


500002 


Herring Gul 1 Island 


2008 


Island-Coastal 


500003 


Outer Green 


334 


Marsh 


500005 


Unnamed 


14 


Island-Coastal 


500006 


Unnamed 


96 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


296 


Island-Coastal 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


898 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


16 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


8478 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


2772 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


1248 


Island-Coastal 


523016 


Tump Island 


16 


Marsh 


523054 


Laughing Gul 1 


1322 


Island-Coastal 


523055 


Chainshot 


962 


Island-Coastal 


523056 


Harbor 


214 


Island-Coastal 


523058 


Dump South 


52 


Island-Coastal 


544019 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


544020 


Unnamed 


22* 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


South Carolina 








544005 


White Banks 


2940* 


Marsh 


563006 


Deveaux Bank 


5000* 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


3000* 


Island-Coastal 


Florida 








620046 


Curlew Key 


50 


Island-Coastal 


620053 


Man of War Key 


120 


Island-Coastal 


620054 


South of Buoy Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


620055 


East of Pelican Key 


40* 


Island-Coastal 


620056 


Pelican Key 


150 


Island-Coastal 


620057 


Cluett Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


621002 


Barnes Key 


100 


Island-Coastal 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


2 


Island-Coastal 


621026 


East Key 


366* 


Island-Coastal 


621027 


Rabbit Keys 


60* 


Island-Coastal 


621028 


Lower Arsnicker Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


621029 


Horseshoe Keys-East 


1058* 


Island-Coastal 


621030 


Teatable Key 


120 


Island-Coastal 



103 



Table Al. (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 



Gull-Billed Tern 



North Carolina 




499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


499016 


Unnamed 


500005 


Unnamed 


500009 


Unnamed 


500010 


Unnamed 


500011 


Unnamed 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


523017 


Unnamed 


523019 


Bottle Run 


523022 


Unnamed 


523024 


Unnamed 


523025 


Unnamed 


523026 


Annex Island 


523028 


Brant Island 


523030 


Unnamed 


523032 


Unnamed 


523033 


Unnamed 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


523045 


Unnamed 


523048 


Bird I. 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


523053 


Unnamed 


523C61 


New Dump 


54^r019 


Unnamed 


544022 


Unnamed 


544024 


Gull -Billed Tern 


South Carolina 




544005 


White Banks 


544014 


Magnolia Beach 


563017 


Savannah River NWR 


564001 


Bird Island 


Georgia 




594015 


Bird Islands 



24 Barrier Beach 


62* Barrier Beach 


8 ] 


sland-Coastal 


20 ] 


sland-Coastal 


12 ] 


sland-Coastal 


20 ] 


sland-Coastal 


8 ] 


Island-Coastal 


16 ] 


sland-Coastal 


48 


Island-Coastal 


16* ] 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Island-Coastal 


90* 


Island-Coastal 


14 


Island-Coastal 


18* 


Island-Coastal 


32* 


Island-Coastal 


2 


[sland-Coastal 


28 


[sland-Coastal 


2 


[sland-Coastal 


44* 


[sland-Coastal 


8 


[sland-Coastal 


4 


[sland-Coastal 


4 


[sland-Coastal 


6 


Carrier Beach 


26 


Island-Coastal 


40 


Island-Coastal 


10 


Barrier Beach 


130 


Island-Coastal 


58* 


Island-Coastal 


60 


Island-Coastal 


48* 


Island-Coastal 


40 


Island-Coastal 


18* 


Marsh 


2 


Barrier Beach 


12 


Marsh 


200* 


Island-Coastal 


182* 


Island-Coastal 



104 



Table Al. (continued) 







Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Forster's Tern 






North Carolina 








499001 


Beacon Island 


282 


Marsh 


499002 


Big Swan Island 


abandoned 


Island-Coastal 


499007 


North Rock 


94 


Island-Coastal 


499010 


North Casey 


94 


Marsh 


499011 


Unnamed 


86 


Marsh 


499022 


Shell Castle 


116 


Island-Coastal 


500001 


Gull Island 


112 


Island-Coastal 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


130 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


98 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


78 


Island-Coastal 


500024 


Unnamed 


262 


Marsh 


523015 


Big Deep 


18 


Marsh 


523016 


Tump Island 


138 


Marsh 


523040 


Tiny Triangle 


46 


Island-Coastal 


523058 


Dump South 


36 


Island-Coastal 


523059 


Unnamed 
Common Tern 


20 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








499002 


Big Swan Island 


abandoned 


Island-Coastal 


499007 


North Rock 


120 


Island-Coastal 


499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


808 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


50* 


Barrier Beach 


499013 


Shell Point 


104 


Marsh 


499014 


Rattan Bay 


97 


Marsh 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


18 


Island-Coastal 


499016 


Unnamed 


12 


Island-Coastal 


499019 


Judith Point 


107 


Marsh 


499020 


Judith Island Point 


184* 


Marsh 


499021 


Sow Island 


70* 


Marsh 


499022 


Shell Castle 


82 


Island-Coastal 


499023 


Long Rock 


50 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


342 


Island-Coastal 


500008 


Unnamed 


450 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


82 


Island-Coastal 


500010 


Unnamed 


154 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


174 


Island-Coastal 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


576 


Island-Coastal 


500017 


King Island 


24 


Marsh 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


32* 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


552 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


986* 


Island-Coastal 



105 





Table Al. (cont' 


inued) 








Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Common Tern (Continued) 






North Carolina 








500025 


Unnamed 


22 


Island-Coastal 


523013 


Woodhouse Island 


286* 


Island-Coastal 


523017 


Unnamed 


584 


Island-Coastal 


523018 


Unnamed 


66 


Island-Coastal 


523019 


Bottle Run 


122* 


Island-Coastal 


523020 


Shackleford 


82 


Barrier Beach 


523022 


Unnamed 


222* 


Island-Coastal 


523023 


Unnamed 


4 


Marsh 


523024 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523025 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523026 


Annex Island 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523028 


Brant Island 


230* 


Island-Coastal 


523030 


Unnamed 


182 


Island-Coastal 


523032 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523033 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523038 


Unnamed 


28 


Island-Coastal 


523039 


Unnamed 


14* 


Island-Coastal 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


74 


Barrier Beach 


523045 


Unnamed 


386 


Island-Coastal 


523047 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523048 


Bird I. 


76 


Island-Coastal 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


4 


Barrier Beach 


523053 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523054 


Laughing Gul 1 


82 


Island-Coastal 


523061 


New Dump 


496* 


Island-Coastal 


544022 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


544024 


Gull-Billed Tern 


16 


Island-Coastal 


544026 


Monks Island 
Least Tern 


6 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


14 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


283* 


Barrier Beach 


499017 


Cedar Island 


2 


Island-Coastal 


499018 


North Bay 


unknown 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


268 


Island-Coastal 


500007 


Oregon Inlet North 


15 


Barrier Beach 


500012 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


500C13 


Stumpy Point Bay 


20 


Island-Coastal 


500014 


Long Shoal Point 


67 


Marsh 


500015 


Manteo Airport 


42 


Marsh 


500016 


Hatteras Island 


82* 


Barrier Beach 



106 



Table Al. (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 



Least Tern (Continued) 



North Carolina 




500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


500022 


Ocracoke 


500023 


Whalebone 


500025 


Unnamed 


523001 


Alligator Bay 


523007 


Morgan Island 


523014 


Core Banks 


523021 


Unnamed 


523022 


Unnamed 


523023 


Unnamed 


523024 


Unnamed 


523027 


Unnamed 


523028 


Brant Island 


523030 


Unnamed 


523031 


Unnamed 


523032 


Unnamed 


523033 


Unnamed 


523034 


Unnamed 


523035 


Unnamed 


523036 


Bogue Inlet 


523037 


Hammocks Beach 


523039 


Unnamed 


523041 


Alligator Bay Main 


523042 


Unnamed 


523043 


Topsail South 


523045 


Unnamed 


523046 


Rich Inlet South 


523049 


Shinn Creek 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


523051 


Unnamed 


523057 


Cedar Point 


523060 


Core Banks 


523061 


New Dump 


523062 


Core Banks 


544009 


Unnamed 


544010 


Unnamed 


544011 


Sunset Beach 


544012 


Unnamed 


544022 


Unnamed 


544023 


Carolina Beach 


544025 


Unnamed 


544026 


Monks Island 



2 


Island-Coastal 


562* 


Island-Coastal 


4 


Barrier Beach 


22 


Marsh 


22 


Island-Coastal 


10 


Island-Coastal 


4 


Island-Coastal 


9 


Barrier Beach 


2 


Island-Coastal 


120* 


Island-Coastal 


70 


Marsh 


64 


Island-Coastal 


140* 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Island-Coastal 


52 


Island-Coastal 


192* 


Island-Coastal 


110 


Island-Coastal 


12 


Island-Coastal 


14 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Marsh 


2 


Barrier Beach 


32* 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Marsh 


10 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Barrier Beach 


132 


Island-Coastal 


2 


Barrier Beach 


6* 


Island-Coastal 


26 


Barrier Beach 


30 


Island-Coastal 


10 


Marsh 


6 


Barrier Beach 


6 


Island-Coastal 


118 


Barrier Beach 


2 


Marsh 


6 


Island-Coastal 


246 


Barrier Beach 


10 


Marsh 


58* 


Island-Coastal 


210 


Barrier Beach 


46* 


Island-Coastal 


108* 


Island-Coastal 



107 





Table Al. (cont' 


inued) 








Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Least Tern (Continued) 






South Carolina 








544013 


Waiter Island 


18 


Barrier Beach 


544014 


Magnolia Beach 


22* 


Barrier Beach 


544015 


DuBourdieu Beach 


38* 


Barrier Beach 


544016 


North Island 


6 


Barrier Beach 


544017 


Sand Bank 


12 


Barrier Beach 


544018 


Cedar Island 


3 


Barrier Beach 


563006 


Deveaux Bank 


10 


Marsh 


563012 


John's Island Airport 


10 


Marsh 


563013 


Kiawah Island 


118* 


Barrier Beach 


563014 


Botany Bay 


6C 


Barrier Beach 


563015 


Edinesvil le Beach 


6 


Barrier Beach 


563016 


Hunting Island 


18* 


Barrier Beach 


563017 


Savannah River NWR 


178 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


500 


Island-Coastal 


564006 


Northwood Mall 


56* 


Urban 


564007 


Charleston Naval Base 


48 


Urban 


564008 


Hog Island 


22* 


Island-Coastal 


564009 


Riverview Inn 


58 


Marsh 


564010 


Folly River Road 


3 


Marsh 


Georgia 








594013 


Long Point 


30 


Barrier Beach 


594014 


Willow Pond Beach 


30 


Island-Coastal 


594015 


Bird Islands 


166* 


Island-Coastal 


Florida 








616002 


Duck Point Spoil 


138 


Island-Coastal 


616051 


Mi ceo 
Royal Tern 


56 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








499023 


Long Rock 


122 


Island-Coastal 


500001 


Gull Island 


1462 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


5440 


Island-Coastal 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


1794* 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


6888* 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


5628 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


2704* 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


8800* 


Island-Coastal 


South Carolina 








563006 


Deveaux Bank 


12000* 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


10400* 


Island-Coastal 



108 



Table Al. (continued) 







Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Royal Tern (Continued) 






Georgia 








594015 


Bird Islands 
Sandwich Tern 


4000* 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








500011 


Unnamed 


88 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


1152 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


76 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


44 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


4 


Island-Coastal 


South Carolina 








563006 


Deveaux Bank 


300* 


Marsh 


Georgia 








594015 


Bird Islands 
Caspian Tern 


40* 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








500011 


Unnamed 
Black Skimmer 


18 


Island-Coastal 


North Carolina 








499002 


Big Swan Island 


abandoned 


Island-Coastal 


499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


392 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


124* 


Barrier Beach 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


2 


Island-Coastal 


499016 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


46 


Island-Coastal 


500008 


Unnamed 


42 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


322 


Island-Coastal 


500010 


Unnamed 


54 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


108 


Island-Coastal 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


291 


Island-Coastal 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


52 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


190 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


310* 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523013 


Woodhouse Island 


28 


Island-Coastal 


523016 


Tump Island 


4 


Marsh 


523017 


Unnamed 


96 


Island-Coastal 



109 





Table Al. (continued) 








Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 




Black Skimmer (Continued) 






North Carolina 








523019 


Bottle Run 


12 


Island-Coastal 


523022 


Unnamed 


62* 


Island-Coastal 


523023 


Unnamed 


4 


Marsh 


523028 


Brant Island 


36* 


Island-Coastal 


523030 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


523032 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523033 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523038 


Unnamed 


10 


Island-Coastal 


523039 


Unnamed 


10* 


Island-Coastal 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


54 


Barrier Beach 


523045 


Unnamed 


43 


Island-Coastal 


523048 


Bird I. 


30 


Island-Coastal 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


40* 


Barrier Beach 


523052 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523053 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523061 


New Dump 


360* 


Island-Coastal 


544023 


Carolina Beach 


274 


Barrier Beach 


544026 


Monks Island 


12 


Island-Coastal 


South Carolina 








544005 


White Banks 


150* 


Marsh 


544016 


North Island 


45 


Barrier Beach 


544017 


Sand Bank 


94 


Barrier Beach 


563006 


Deveaux Bank 


375* 


Marsh 


563017 


Savannah River NWR 


4 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


468 


Island-Coastal 


564011 


Bird Key 


300 


Island-Coastal 


Georgia 








581025 


Pelican Spit 


400 


Island-Coastal 


594012 


Little Cumberland Island 


60 


Barrier Beach 


594013 


Long Point 


300 


Barrier Beach 


594015 


Bird Islands 


1907 


Island-Coastal 


Florida 








616051 


Micco 


2 


Island-Coastal 



Colony censused at least twice. 
of breeding birds. 



Number in table is the highest estimation 



110 



APPENDIX B 
Table Bl. Index to colonies by state. 
North Carolina 















Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Brown Pelican 








499007 


North Rock 


270 


Island-Coastal 


Double-Crested 


Cormorant 






523029 


Lake Ellis Simon 


26 


Swamp 


Great Black-Backed Gull 






500002 


Herring Gul 1 Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


Herring Gull 








499022 


Shell Castle 


16 


Island-Coastal 


499023 


Long Rock 


22 


Island-Coastal 


500002 


Herring Gul 1 Island 


462 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


62 


Island-Coastal 


500006 


Unnamed 


36 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


36 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


Laughing Gull 








499001 


Beacon Island 


3034 


Marsh 


500001 


Gull Island 


2906 


Island-Coastal 


500002 


Herring Gul 1 Island 


2008 


Island-Coastal 


500003 


Outer Green 


334 


Marsh 


500005 


Unnamed 


14 


Island-Coastal 


500006 


Unnamed 


96 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


296 


Island-Coastal 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


898 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


16 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


8478 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


2772 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


1248 


Island-Coastal 


523016 


Tump Island 


16 


Ma rs h 


523054 


Laughing Gul 1 


1322 


Island-Coastal 


523055 


Chainshot 


962 


Island-Coastal 


523056 


Harbor 


214 


Island-Coastal 


523058 


Dump South 


52 


Island-Coastal 


544019 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


544020 


Unnamed 


22* 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 



111 



Table Bl. (continued) 
North Carolina (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 



Gull -Billed Tern 




499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


499016 


Unnamed 


500005 


Unnamed 


500009 


Unnamed 


500010 


Unnamed 


500011 


Unnamed 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


523017 


Unnamed 


523019 


Bottle Run 


523022 


Unnamed 


523024 


Unnamed 


523025 


Unnamed 


523026 


Annex Island 


523028 


Brant Island 


523030 


Unnamed 


523032 


Unnamed 


523033 


Unnamed 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


523045 


Unnamed 


523048 


Bird I. 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


523053 


Unnamed 


523061 


New Dump 


544019 


Unnamed 


544022 


Unnamed 


544024 


Gull-Billed Tern 


Forster's Tern 




499001 


Beacon Island 


499002 


Big Swan Island 


499007 


North Rock 


499010 


North Casey 


499011 


Unnamed 


499022 


Shell Castle 


500001 


Gull Island 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


500024 


Unnamed 



24 
62* 

8 
20 
12 
20 

8 
16 
48 
16* 

2 
90* 
14 
18* 
32* 

2 
28 

2 
44* 

8 

4 

4 

6 
26 
40 
10 
130 
58* 
60 
48* 
40 



282 
abandoned 

94 

94 

86 
116 
112 
130 

98 

78 
262 



Barrier Beach 

Barrier Beach 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Barrier Beach 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Barrier Beach 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 



Marsh 
Island- 
Island- 
Marsh 
Marsh 
Island- 
Island- 
Island- 
Island- 
Island- 
Karsh 



Coastal 
Coastal 



Coastal 
Coastal 
Coastal 
Coastal 
Coastal 



112 



Table Bl. (continued) 
North Carolina (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 



Forster's Tern (continued) 



523015 


Big Deep 


18 


Marsh 


523016 


Tump Island 


138 


Ma rs h 


523040 


Tiny Triangle 


46 


Island-Coastal 


523058 


Dump South 


36 


Island-Coastal 


523059 


Unnamed 


20 


Island-Coastal 


Common Tern 








499002 


Big Swan Island 


abandoned 


Island-Coastal 


499007 


North Rock 


120 


Island-Coastal 


499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


808 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


50* 


Barrier Beach 


499013 


Shell Point 


104 


Marsh 


499014 


Rattan Bay 


97 


Marsh 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


18 


Island-Coastal 


499016 


Unnamed 


12 


Island-Coastal 


499019 


Judith Point 


107 


Marsh 


499020 


Judith Island Point 


184* 


Marsh 


499021 


Sow Island 


70* 


Marsh 


499022 


Shell Castle 


82 


Island-Coastal 


499023 


Long Rock 


50 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


342 


Island-Coastal 


5000C8 


Unnamed 


450 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


82 


Island-Coastal 


500010 


Unnamed 


154 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


174 


Island-Coastal 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


576 


Island-Coastal 


500017 


King Island 


24 


Marsh 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


32* 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


522 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


986* 


Island-Coastal 


500025 


Unnamed 


22 


Island-Coastal 


523013 


Woodhouse Island 


286* 


Island-Coastal 


523017 


Unnamed 


584 


Island-Coastal 


523018 


Unnamed 


66 


Island-Coastal 


523019 


Bottle Run 


122* 


Island-Coastal 


523020 


Shackleford 


82 


Barrier Beach 


523022 


Unnamed 


222* 


Island-Coastal 


523023 


Unnamed 


4 


Marsh 


523024 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523025 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523026 


Annex Island 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523028 


Brant Island 


230* 


Island-Coastal 


523030 


Unnamed 


182 


Island-Coastal 


523032 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 



113 



Table Bl. (continued) 
North Carolina (continued) 















Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Common Tern (conti 


nued) 






523033 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523038 


Unnamed 


28 


Island-Coastal 


523039 


Unnamed 


14* 


Island-Coastal 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


74 


Barrier Beach 


523045 


Unnamed 


386 


Island-Coastal 


523047 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523048 


Bird I. 


76 


Island-Coastal 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


4 


Barrier Beach 


523053 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523054 


Laughing Gull 


82 


Island-Coastal 


523061 


New Dump 


496* 


Island-Coastal 


544022 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


544024 


Gull-Billed Tern 


16 


Island-Coastal 


544026 


Monks Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


Least Tern 








4S9009 


Ocracoke Flats 


14 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


283* 


Barrier Beach 


499017 


Cedar Island 


2 


Island-Coastal 


499018 


North Bay 


unknown 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


268 


Island-Coastal 


500007 


Oregon Inlet North 


15 


Barrier Beach 


500012 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


20 


Island-Coastal 


500014 


Long Shoal Point 


67 


Marsh 


500015 


Manteo Airport 


42 


Marsh 


500016 


Hatteras Island 


82* 


Barrier Beach 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


2 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


562* 


Island-Coastal 


500022 


Ocracoke 


4 


Barrier Beach 


500023 


Whalebone 


22 


Marsh 


500025 


Unnamed 


22 


Island-Coastal 


523001 


Alligator Bay 


10 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523014 


Core Banks 


9 


Barrier Beach 


523021 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523022 


Unnamed 


120* 


Island-Coastal 


523023 


Unnamed 


70 


Marsh 


523024 


Unnamed 


64 


Island-Coastal 


523027 


Unnamed 


140* 


Island-Coastal 


523028 


Brant Island 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523030 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523031 


Unnamed 


52 


Island-Coastal 



114 



Table Bl. (continued) 
North Carolina (continued) 















Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Least Tern (continued) 






523032 


Unnamed 


192* 


Island-Coastal 


523033 


Unnamed 


110 


Island-Coastal 


523034 


Unnamed 


12 


Island-Coastal 


523035 


Unnamed 


14 


Island-Coastal 


523036 


Bogue Inlet 


2 


Marsh 


523037 


Hammocks Beach 


2 


Barrier Beach 


523039 


Unnamed 


32* 


Island-Coastal 


523041 


Alligator Bay Main 


2 


Marsh 


523042 


Unnamed 


10 


Island-Coastal 


523043 


Topsail South 


2 


Barrier Beach 


523045 


Unnamed 


132 


Island-Coastal 


523046 


Rich Inlet South 


2 


Barrier Beach 


523049 


Shinn Creek 


6* 


Island-Coastal 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


26 


Barrier Beach 


523051 


Unnamed 


30 


Island-Coastal 


523057 


Cedar Point 


10 


Marsh 


523060 


Core Banks 


6 


Barrier Beach 


523061 


New Dump 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523062 


Core Banks 


118 


Barrier Beach 


544009 


Unnamed 


2 


Marsh 


544010 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


544011 


Sunset Beach 


246 


Barrier Beach 


544012 


Unnamed 


10 


Marsh 


544022 


Unnamed 


58* 


Island-Coastal 


544023 


Carolina Beach 


210 


Barrier Beach 


544025 


Unnamed 


46* 


Island-Coastal 


544026 


Monks Island 


108* 


Island-Coastal 


Royal Tern 








499023 


Long Rock 


122 


Island-Coastal 


500001 


Gull Island 


1462 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


5440 


Island-Coastal 


500018 


Royal Tern Island 


1794* 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


6888* 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


5628 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


2704* 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


8800* 


Island-Coastal 


Sandwich Tern 








500011 


Unnamed 


88 


Island-Coastal 


523003 


Dump Island 


1152 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


76 


Island-Coastal 


523011 


Shell Island 


44 


Island-Coastal 


544021 


Royal Tern Island 


4 


Island-Coastal 



115 



Table Bl. (continued) 
North Carolina (continued) 















Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Caspian Tern 








500011 


Unnamed 


18 


Island-Coastal 


Black Skimmer 








499002 


Big Swan Island 


abandoned 


Island-Coastal 


499009 


Ocracoke Flats 


392 


Barrier Beach 


499012 


Portsmouth Island 


124* 


Barrier Beach 


499015 


Hog Island Reef 


2 


Island-Coastal 


499016 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


500005 


Unnamed 


46 


Island-Coastal 


500008 


Unnamed 


42 


Island-Coastal 


500009 


Unnamed 


322 


Island-Coastal 


500010 


Unnamed 


64 


Island-Coastal 


500011 


Unnamed 


108 


Island-Coastal 


500013 


Stumpy Point Bay 


291 


Island-Coastal 


500019 


Hatteras Inlet 


52 


Island-Coastal 


500020 


Hatteras Inlet 


190 


Island-Coastal 


500021 


Hatteras Inlet 


310* 


Island-Coastal 


523007 


Morgan Island 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523013 


Woodhouse Island 


28 


Island Marsh 


523016 


Tump Island 


4 


Marsh 


523017 


Unnamed 


96 


Island-Coastal 


523019 


Bottle Run 


12 


Island-Coastal 


523022 


Unnamed 


62* 


Island-Coastal 


523023 


Unnamed 


4 


Marsh 


523028 


Brant Island 


36* 


Island-Coastal 


523030 


Unnamed 


8 


Island-Coastal 


523032 


Unnamed 


4 


Island-Coastal 


523033 


Unnamed 


6 


Island-Coastal 


523038 


Unnamed 


10 


Island-Coastal 


523039 


Unnamed 


10* 


Island-Coastal 


523044 


North Old-Topsail 


54 


Barrier Beach 


523045 


Unnamed 


43 


Island-Coastal 


523048 


Bird I. 


30 


Island-Coastal 


523050 


Masonboro Island 


40* 


Barrier Beach 


523052 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523053 


Unnamed 


2 


Island-Coastal 


523061 


New Dump 


360* 


Island-Coastal 


544023 


Carolina Beach 


274 


Barrier Beach 


544026 


Monks Island 


12 


Island-Coastal 



116 





Table Bl, (contin 


ued) 






South Carolina 










Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Brown Pelican 








563006 


Deveaux Bank 


2944 


Marsh 


564012 


White Island 


3010 


Island-Coastal 


Laughing Gul 1 








544005 


White Banks 


2940* 


Marsh 


563006 


Deveaux Bank 


5000* 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


3000* 


Island-Coastal 


Gull-Billed Tern 








544005 


White Banks 


18* 


Marsh 


544014 


Magnolia Beach 


2 


Barrier Beach 


563017 


Savannah River NWR 


12 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


200* 


Island-Coastal 


Least Tern 








544013 


Waiter Island 


18 


Barrier Beach 


544014 


Magnolia Beach 


22* 


Barrier Beach 


544015 


DuBourdieu Beach 


38* 


Barrier Beach 


544016 


North Island 


6 


Barrier Beach 


544017 


Sand Bank 


12 


Barrier Beach 


544018 


Cedar Island 


3 


Barrier Beach 


563006 


Deveaux Bank 


10 


Marsh 


563012 


John's Island Airport 


10 


Marsh 


563013 


Kiawah Island 


118* 


Barrier Beach 


563014 


Botany Bay 


60 


Barrier Beach 


563015 


Edinesville Beach 


6 


Barrier Beach 


563016 


Hunting Island 


18* 


Barrier Beach 


563017 


Savannah River NWR 


178 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


500 


Island-Coastal 


564006 


Northwood Mall 


56* 


Urban 


564007 


Charleston Naval Base 


48 


Urban 


564008 


Hog Island 


22* 


Island-Coastal 


564C09 


Riverview Inn 


58 


Marsh 


564010 


Folly River Road 


3 


Marsh 


Royal Tern 








563006 


Deveaux Bank 


12000* 


Marsh 


564001 


Bird Island 


10400* 


Island-Coastal 


Sandwich Tern 








563006 


Deveaux Bank 


300* 


Marsh 



117 



Table Bl. (continued) 
South Carolina (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
birds 



Site 
description 



Black Skimmer 
544005 
544016 
544017 
563006 
563017 
564001 
564011 



White Banks 
North Island 
Sand Bank 
Deveaux Bank 
Savannah River 
Bird Island 
Bird Key 



NWR 



150* 


Marsh 


45 


Barrier Beach 


94 


Barrier Beach 


375* 


Marsh 


4 


Marsh 


468 


Island-Coastal 


300 


Island-Coastal 



118 



Table Bl. (continued) 
Georgia 















Colony number 


Colony name 






Breeding 
birds 


Site 
description 


Gull-Billed Tern 
594015 


Bird Islands 






182* 


Island-Coastal 


Least Tern 
594013 
594014 
594015 


Long Point 
Willow Pond B( 
Bird Islands 


each 




30 

30 

166* 


Barrier Beach 

Island-Coastal 

Island-Coastal 


Royal Tern 
594015 


Bird Islands 






4000* 


IsUnd-Coastal 


Sandwich Tern 
594015 


Bird Islands 






40* 


Island-Coastal 


Black Skimmer 
581025 
594012 
594013 
594015 


Pelican Spit 
Little Cumber 
Long Point 
Bird Islands 


land 


Island 


400 

60 

300 

1907 


Island-Coastal 
Barrier Beach 
Barrier Beach 
Island-Coastal 



119 





Table Bl. (conti 


nued) 






Florida 










Breeding 


Site 


Colony number 


Colony name 


birds 


description 


Brown Pelican 








606001 


New Smyrna Beach 


70* 


Urban 


606002 


Port Orange 


700* 


Island-Coastal 


612001 


Bird Island 


700* 


Marsh 


612002 


George and Brady Island 


500* 


Island-Coastal 


612003 


Hall Island 


500* 


Island-Coastal 


616003 


Fort Pierce Spoil 


294* 


Island-Coastal 


616007 . 


Pelican Island 


600* 


Island-Coastal 


616008 


Riomar Spoil 


626* 


Island-Coastal 


616009 


Sewall Point East 


300* 


Island-Coastal 


620005 


Cowpens Keys 


60 


Island-Coastal 


620009 


Frank Key 


500 


Island-Coastal 


621004 


Big Mangrove Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


176 


Island-Coastal 


621008 


Cottrell Key 


280 


Island-Coastal 


621009 


Crane Key 


16 


Island-Coastal 


621011 


Fanny Keys 


140 


Island-Coastal 


621014 


Johnston Key Mangroves 


5G 


Island-Coastal 


621021 


Upper Arsnicker Keys 


40 


Island-Coastal 


Double-Crested 


Cormorant 






606002 


Port Orange 


400* 


Island-Coastal 


606003 


St. Marks Pond Swamp 


100 


Swamp 


612001 


Bird Island 


500* 


Marsh 


612002 


George & Brady Island 


900* 


Island-Coastal 


612003 


Hall Island 


1450* 


Island-Coastal 


612004 


Haulover Canal 


60* 


Island-Coastal 


612007 


Moore Creek 


860* 


Island-Coastal 


616001 


County Line Spoil 


10 


Island-Coastal 


616002 


Duck Point Spoil 


120* 


Island-Coastal 


616003 


Fort Pierce Spoil 


190* 


Island-Coastal 


616004 


Grant Farm Island 


50* 


Island-Coastal 


616007 


Pelican Island 


250* 


Island-Coastal 


616008 


Riomar Spoil 


50* 


Island-Coastal 


616009 


Sewall Point East 


150* 


Island-Coastal 


620005 


Cowpens Keys 


200* 


Island-Coastal 


620007 


Cutler (Paradise Pt.) 


700 


Island-Coastal 


620009 


Frank Key 


700* 


Island-Coastal 


620012 


Nest Keys-South 


50 


Island-Coastal 


620016 


Sandy Key 


500* 


Island-Coastal 


621001 


Archer Key 


36 


Island-Coastal 


621002 


Barnes Key 


80 


Island-Coastal 


621004 


Big Mangrove Key 


40 


Island-Coastal 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


400* 


Island-Coastal 



120 



Table Bl. (continued) 



Florida (continued) 



Colony number 



Colony name 



Breeding 
bi rds 



Site 
description 



Double-Crested 


Cormorant (continued) 






621006 


Channel Key 


700 


Island-Coastal 


621007 


Cotton Key 


80 


Island-Coastal 


621008 


Cottrell Key 


840 


Island-Coastal 


621010 


Don Quixote Key 


10 


Island-Coastal 


621011 


Fanny Keys 


1160 


Island-Coastal 


621012 


Green Mangrove Key 


80 


Island-Coastal 


621014 


Johnston Key Mangroves 


30 


Island-Coastal 


621015 


Johnston Keys-West 


40 


Island-Coastal 


621016 


Marvin Keys -South 


20 


Island-Coastal 


621017 


Peterson Keys-East 


50 


Island-Coastal 


621018 


Shell Key 


500 


Island-Coastal 


621020 


Tarpon Belly Keys 


140 


Island-Coastal 


621021 


Upper Arsnicker Keys 


120 


Island-Coastal 


621023 


VJest Bahia Honda Key 


360 


Island-Coastal 


621031 


Bay Key 


970 


Island-Coastal 


Laughing Gull 








620046 


Curlew Key 


50 


Island-Coastal 


620053 


Man of War Key 


120 


Island-Coastal 


620054 


South of Buoy Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


620055 


East of Pelican Key 


40* 


Island-Coastal 


620056 


Pelican Key 


150 


Island-Coastal 


620057 


Cluett Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


621002 


Barnes Key 


100 


Island-Coastal 


621005 


Buchanan Key 


2 


Island-Coastal 


621026 


East Key 


366* 


Island-Coastal 


621027 


Rabbit Keys 


60* 


Island-Coastal 


621028 


Lower Arsnicker Key 


60 


Island-Coastal 


621029 


Horseshoe Keys-East 


1058* 


Island-Coastal 


621030 


Tea table Key 


120 


Island-Coastal 


Least Tern 








616002 


Duck Point Spoil 


138 


Island-Coastal 


616051 


Mi ceo 


56 


Island-Coastal 


Black Skimmer 








616051 


Micco 


2 


Island-Coastal 



* Colony censused at least twice, 
of breeding birds. 



Number in table is the hiqhest estimation 



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l._ REPORT NO. 

FWS/OBS-80/05 



3. Recipient's Accession No. 



4. Title and Subtitle 



Atlas of Gull and Tern Colonies: North Carolina to 
Key West, Florida (including Pelicans, Cormorants and Skimmers) 



5. Report Date 

August 1981 



7. Author(s) 

J.W. Portnoy, R.M. Erwin, T.W. Custer 



8. Performing Organization Rept. No. 



9. Performing Organization Name and Address 

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Laurel -Bowie Road 
Laurel, Maryland 20811 



10. Project/Task/Work Unit No. 

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Office of Biological Services 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Department of the Interior 

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16. Abstract (Limit: 200 words) 

Colonies of pelicans, cormorants, gulls, terns and black skimmers were inventoried 
in 1976 from North Carolina to Key West, Florida. Five teams of investigators used 
ground and aerial counts of nests or adults, or both, throughout the spring and summer. 
This atlas shows the location of each known active colony and includes information on 
nesting site and substrate, species composition and numbers, nesting stage, and 
inventory method. Field work was conducted in conjunction with a survey of wading 
birds under the direction of T. Custer and R. Osborn at the Patuxent Wildlife Research 
Center. 



17. Document Analysis a. Descriptors 



Birds, atlases 



b. Identifiers/Open-Ended Terms 

Bird colonies, pelicans, cormorants, gulls, terns, black skimmers. North Carolina, 
South Carolina, Georgia. Florida 



c. COSATI Field/Group 



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